Wikimania 2014 London

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Wikimania 2014 London was held on 8th - 10th Aug. Wikimania is the annual international conference of Wikipedia (and other Wikimedia projects).

Wikimania London website

OSM birthday clash

The conference was over the same weekend as the OpenStreetMap 10th Anniversary Birthday party. A clash with upsides.

We held our birthday pub celebrations at the nearby Artillery Arms (map) on the Saturday. Described in wikimania terms over at

OpenStreetMap sessions

At the conference OpenStreetMap was mentioned in various sessions, but there were also a few sessions scheduled for a maptastic Saturday morning.

Check out the Wikimania programme

At 9:30: Wikimedia and OpenStreetMap: History, Current Status, and Challenges - Eugene Alvin Villar

Followed by: Submissions/OpenStreetMap - what is it and what does it mean for Wikimedians? - Andy Mabbett

At :11:30 Humanitarian OpenStreetMap mapping workshop - User:Aude